Vice Adm. John Currier is thanked by Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson during the vice commandant change of watch ceremony at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, May 20, 2014. Vice Adm. Peter Neffenger (right) became the 29th vice commandant of the Coast Guard during the event. U.S. Coast Guard photo Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Change of Watch: Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard

Today, Vice Adm. Peter Neffenger relieved Vice Adm. John Currier as Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard during a change of watch ceremony at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp presided over the ceremony and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson also attended.